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Journalist Protection Act

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Official Title as Introduced

To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide a penalty for assault against journalists, and for other purposes.

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02/05/2018Introduced in House

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02/05/2018Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Action By: House of Representatives
02/05/2018Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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House Judiciary02/05/2018 Referred to

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Introduced in House (02/05/2018)

Journalist Protection Act

This bill amends the federal criminal code to establish new criminal offenses for intentional acts (or attempts to commit acts) that cause bodily injury to a journalist.